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their students for decades. by state law, three quarters of u.t.'s students are accepted automatically, because they are in the top 10% of their high school classes. the rest go through what the university calls a holistic review, considering factors, like grades, essays, personal experiences and race. even fewer students got in that way in 2008, when fisher didn't make the cut. >> there are going to be certain financial consequences to this young lady because she could not attend the school of her preference. as u.t. says, it is critical within texas to be a u.t. graduate. she can't have that back. >> reporter: but the university has the support of some of the biggest companies in the country. they include dow components like dupont, i.b.m., johnson and johnson, and walmart, who say they depend on colleges to train a diverse pool of potential employees. the companies filed a brief together saying, "the only means of obtaining a properly qualifiegroup of employees is through diversity in institutions of higher education." other groups mirrored the concerns that our labor force would suffer with
on banking reform. morgan ricks is now assistant professor of law at vanderbilt university. more-- morgan w what do you think here, should the government cap the size of big bank, this is turning out to be a very controversial topic, once again. >> yes, it is. and dan tarullo is one of the best thinkers we have on these issues. so when he speaks we should all listen carefully. on this question, though, i would respectfully take a slightly different view. and one way of thinking about this is during the financial crisis in late 2008, when lehman brothers failed we all remember it almost brought down the whole financial system. lehman brothers was a fairly small firm. at least compared to the giant financial firms we have today including jp pore began, bank of america, citigroup and so on. jpmorgan, those three groups vq size of the sizf lehman brothers before it went bankrupt. and this suggests that maybe size isn't the characteristic we ought to be targeting. >> and so what are you saying? >> don't cap the size, what's the alternative if one ask concerned about this too big to fail issue. >
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